Information about The Philippines, Industry Sectors and Government initiatives are provided here. More information can be obtained through our other information pages and links  from a range of organisations based in and related to The Philippines.

There are individual information pages for specific sectors identified as being important for trade between the Philippines and Britain. Pre-Paid Calling Cards


Monetary,External & Banking Sectors

Fiscal Sector

Select Economic & Financial Indicators

Philippine Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law

IRR of BOT Law

Government Procurement Reform Act

Revised IRR of Government Procurement Reform Act

2009 Investment Priorities Plan

BOI Kit (basic facts for the investor)

BOI Kit (Made in The Philippines)

BOI Kit (FAQs)

Clark Freeport Zone

The Clark Freeport Zone is government owned and controlled corporation created in 1993 as the implementing arm of the then Clark Special Freeport Zone. This Freeport Zone which is serviced by class A roads and utilities is ideal for industrial, ICT and tourism/recreational purposes.

   Investors Guide

   Utilities and Rates

   Cost of doing business

   General information on Clark

Subic Bay Freeport Zone

Many consider the Subic Bay Freeport Zone’s greatest asset in terms of its economic potential is it’s natural deep water harbour.Hanjin currently utilises this at the north end of the harbour for its shipbuilding activity. Employing over 7,000 workers this is a state of the art shipbuilding facility.

More than 600 companies are based in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, the sister freeport Zone of the nearby Clark Freeport Zone. Subic is divided into four key investment areas; the Central Business District, Subic Gateway, the Subic Bay Industrial Park and the Subic Techno Park.


   SBMA Profile

Philippine Economic Zone Authority Investor’s Guide

   Cost of doing business

   Enterprise registration

   Registration for establishing ecozone









General information on the Philippines

Genral information on the Philippines Page Under Development.   Philippines Public Holidays:   2011 2012 2013 New Year’s Day 1 Jan 1 Jan 1 Jan People Power Day 28 Feb 27 Feb 25 Feb Valour Day 9 Apr 9 Apr 9 Apr Good Friday 22 Apr 6 Apr 29 Mar Easter Sunday 24 Apr 8 …

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Economic Indicators UK & Philippines

We present here a comparison of the economic indicators of both the UK and The Philippines.  Comparable statistics are presented side by side to make comparison easier between the two countries. For other information on the Philippines, the Lonely Planet Guide provides tourist and other information. Click on the photo on the right. United Kingdom …

Energy Sector in the Philippines

The energy sector in the Philippines has in the past been a good marketplace for UK comanies. Both Shell and BP have had significant operations to name but two. Power and energy is still very much a developing market in the Philippines and there will always be opportunity for UK companies. For flights, hotels and …

IT and BPO Sector in the Philippines

IT and BPO Sector in the Philippines is probably the fastest growing industry sector in the Philippines. The sector was first recognised as such by Senator MAR Roxas way back in the late nineties when the industry was in it’s infancy. Since then with government support and an excellent and world-class telecommunications infrastructure, the ICT …

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Tourism sector in the Philippines

The tourism sector in the Philippines is growing fast. As the number of international flights find their way to the Philippines increases, more and more hotels and resorts are opening themselves up to an international tourist market. Some of the major international hotel chains operate in the Philippines and an increasing number of hotel operators …

How To Invest In The Philippines

How to invest in The Philippines Table of Contents Message from the Chairman Foreword The Philippines – A Profile 1 General 1 What requirements must be complied with before a foreign corporation can engage in business in the Philippines? 12 2 Is a foreign investor allowed to own 100% of a business entity? 13 3 …

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